Biology (B.S.)/Psychological Science (B.S.)

Are you fascinated by human behavior and interested in pursuing a career in the health professions? If so, then this could be the Illinois Tech program for you.

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Earn two degrees simultaneously in this challenging program geared toward pre-health students who are interested in neurological or behavioral issues. You’ll differentiate yourself when applying to medical school; programs in public health, genetic counseling, or related areas; or graduate programs where biology and psychology intersect, such as neuroscience and cognitive science.

You will examine how psychology, the scientific study of human behavior and the mind, impacts every aspect of our culture and society. You will also be educated in the sciences and will study wide-ranging topics that include cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, physical sciences, and mathematics.

Program Overview

Earn two degrees simultaneously in this program geared toward pre-health students interested in neurological or behavioral issues. Students examine how psychology impacts our culture and society, alongside topics such as cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, physical sciences, and mathematics.

Career Opportunities

This desirable combination of psychology and biology will be a tremendous asset enabling you to pursue graduate or professional school in any of the following areas:

  • Medicine (M.D., D.O., or O.D.)
  • Clinical psychology or psychiatry
  • Counseling
  • Public health
  • Neuroscience
  • Social work
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This is an integrated-dual degree program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science and the Bachelor of Science in Biology that maintains the integrity and program content of each individual degree program.

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Students of this program must be admitted to Illinois Tech. Students who are interested in transferring to this program should consult their academic adviser.